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Italian Film Screening: Atlas

The Italian Programme at HKU, with the generous support of the Consulate General of Switzerland in Hong Kong, cordially invites you to a film screening, followed by a Zoom Q&A session with the film Director.

Film Title: Atlas (90 minutes, 2021)

Italian Language with English subtitle

Director: Niccolò Castelli

Date: October 30, 2023 (Monday)

Time: 6:30 pm (90 minutes, 2021)

Venue: Rayson Huang Theatre, the University of Hong Kong

Synopsis: Allegra is a lively young woman with a passion for high mountain climbing. She decides to travel to Morocco to reach the top of the Atlas, but her trip ends abruptly when a man explodes a bomb in a coffee shop. Unable to overcome the trauma, months later she returns to her city, where the encounter with Arad, a young refugee from the Middle East, forces her to confront her fears and heal her profound interior wounds.

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